Aims & outcomes

We aim to improve the quality of life of African’s and other ethnic minority people living in Tameside and elsewhere by organising meetings and activities like swimming, football, cultural exchanges, dancing and drumming lessons. The committee meets once a month and general meetings are organised when issues need to be raised. We aim to provide information on training, crime reduction, health and social care, employment, benefits advice, volunteering opportunities etc through our Drop-in and One to One sessions.  We will be providing drop in session and an education venue.

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Training project: Our outcomes are:

  • Increased access to training for people who have English as a second language
  • Clients and volunteers who have English as a second language will have increased employability
  • More people who have English as a second language will be more confident in communicating and integrating with the community and be able to access other key services independently

Translation Service: Our outcomes are:

  • Improved access to services for people with English as a second language
  • Increased understanding of services, materials and personal correspondence which will help clients to be more independent

Individual sessions: Our outcomes are:

  • Improved access to one to one support and advice
  • Increased understanding of services, materials and personal correspondence which will help clients to be more independent

Drop-in Sessions: Our outcomes are:

  • Increased understanding of services (Housing, Education, Health and Social Care etc) and what is available locally and how to access them
  • Increased access to activities/events (drumming, cultural work)
  • Increased integration for minority ethnic people
  • More choices for minority ethnic people in activities they can get involved in
  • Reduced isolation for minority ethnic people

Other activities:

  • Increased access to activities/events (drumming, cultural heritage)
  • Increased integration for people of all backgrounds

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